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Massdrop x Tokyo Keyboard Tokyo60 Keyboard Kit (v2)

Massdrop x Tokyo Keyboard Tokyo60 Keyboard Kit (v2)

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Stickied
Hey everyone, dropping a note here while tokyocoffeenerd is still sleeping in Japan.

I'm excited to get this keyboard going again - especially after we worked out the various manufacturing issues during our first run. It took a lot of back and forth and a lot of samples before we were able to consistently produce the Tokyo60 PCB without issues.

There are 2 new colors been offered this round (and a surprise guest that I'll announce shortly as well) and the new keycap set looks pretty awesome as well. Moreover, the addition of the acrylic diffuser means this PCB can be used in all its glory - the number of light modes by default is actually pretty significant so I hope everyone will get to enjoy it. I've had a chance to use the completed Tokyo60 keyboard the past couple days and I have to say the HHKB layout is really growing on me. I still make some mistakes with the Backspace location.

Please note that we will be collecting payment at the end of the August. This is to allow us to start prepping the the order to ensure smooth delivery. With Chinese New Year looming in 2019 - it's important that we get our production lines rolling so it doesn't affect the delivery of this drop. If this is an issue for you, please make sure to join the drop after August 31st.

August 26 Note:
Regarding the diffuser and keycaps - I will have to setup a secondary drop for those that joined in Season 1. This will make the options not as crappy to navigate for everyone. I will update here on when we can expect to have that secondary drop up.

September 18 Note:
I've extended out this drop by 2 days in case the Tokyo Cadet drop does not succeed and those members still want to join the Tokyo60, they will still have the opportunity. This will not affect the fulfillment timeline.
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YanboWu
I got the V1 of this but managed to mess up the threading where the screws go. As such, I cannot assemble the board and I am sad. I might be able to take a drill press to the thing, drill out the existing standoffs, 3D print some housings, and push some standoffs in those to screw it all together properly, but do you have any extra aluminum cases that you can send me? It would mean the world to me. Thanks!
Victorzaroni
Do you have a friend that's good with helicoil? I haven't had to on a keyboard, but I've fixed all sorts of stripped things by tapping it larger then installing some helicoil to narrow it back down to the proper threading.
Stickied
annnd we’re back! Hey extrmely come excited to have this launch so soon after we figured out the r1 manufacturing. Hoping this means we can get more out, better, faster! it’s just been a crazy few days with everyone’s units arriving, launching this next round, and also wrapping up the Tokyo Mech Keyboard meetup! I’ll try to get to everyone’s questions below or just @ me somewhere in this thread.
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tokyocoffeenerd
tokyocoffeenerd The cases and boards are top notch, and assembly was a breeze, but is there any way to get the "Hyper", "Meta", and blank Function keys that were advertised with the drop? I really liked the look of the keycap set as shown on the drop page and was expecting to get what was shown.
JasonATXBS
will look into getting hyper back on!
Stickied
Hey everyone!
There's been a few questions on the keymap so here's a quick graphic to show where everything is on the Fn layer.


AND, here's my rough build guide on the easiest way to put the keyboard together - pics coming soon!

1) Install Stabilizers onto PCB
2) Place 3-4 switches into opposite corners of the case for pcb alignment('esc' + 'z', `]' + 'fn' etc.).
3) Turn keyboard upside down and place pcb onto switches, making sure none of the switch legs get bent.
4) lightly screw in the pcb to the top case.
5) Turn keyboard back over and install remaining switches
6) Tighten pcb screws and screw in bottom plate.
7) Add rubber feet to bottom of keyboard.
8) Install keycaps
9) Start typing!
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tokyocoffeenerd
THANK YOU for these instructions. They made building my two Tokyo60's a breeze!
Thanks! i got it figured out. this is a great keyboard, now i'm trying to figure out how to use the QMK configurator thing
Can this be assembled without the diffuser if we don't want the RGB feature?
Doodled
Yes, the diffuser is an addon that costs $12 actually.
You don't have to include it if you don't want it and save yourself some coffee money :)
is there a fully assembled option available?
Drbdrb
Probably not from Massdrop, but they really are a breeze to assemble if you're careful and mind the pins. No soldering or technical know-how required.

If you're in dire need of a fully assembled unit, keep an eye peeled on r/mechmarket or the other online sources for resale.
HELP!
I really like it but I need some help.
1. What is Season 2 Dye Sublimated Keycap Set? Is this the keyset come with the keyboard?
2. What is Acrylic Diffuser?
3. Add a pack of 61 switches? Wait so do I have to add the switches to the keyboard myself? And, btw, which switch should I get?
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Thanks! Btw, do I have to program anything?
Zatami3
The drop says that it comes fully programmed with the standard HHKB layout, but it is fully customizable with the QMK software.
Installing it has been really fast. It is really a thing having a hot pcb as soldering is a mess... photos of my black Tokyo60 with Oblivion GMK
DanielFerrer
I think that is the best one I have seen so far!
I'm very happy with this keyboard. I had a couple false starts getting it programmed with QMK, and I wish it had come with instructions. Once I found https://config.qmk.fm/#/tokyo60/LAYOUT_60_hhkb it was easy to program. The anodizing on mine is perfect, and I love the design and weight. Here's a picture of mine with dev/tty keycaps.
Hey everyone, did those of you who ordered the kit with the addition of switches get them all in the same package? I ordered Cherry Blues but have only received the kit, without the switches. Wondering if these are coming in a separate package?
pttrn
Nope you should probably open up a support ticket